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Prehistoric Britain / Edition 1
     

Prehistoric Britain / Edition 1

by Joshua Pollard
 

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ISBN-10: 1405125462

ISBN-13: 9781405125468

Pub. Date: 07/15/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Informed by the latest research and in-depth analysis, Prehistoric Britain provides students and scholars alike with a fascinating overview of the development of human societies in Britain from the Upper Paleolithic to the end of the Iron Age.

  • Offers readers an incisive synthesis and much-needed overview of current research themes

Overview

Informed by the latest research and in-depth analysis, Prehistoric Britain provides students and scholars alike with a fascinating overview of the development of human societies in Britain from the Upper Paleolithic to the end of the Iron Age.

  • Offers readers an incisive synthesis and much-needed overview of current research themes
  • Includes essays from leading scholars and professionals who address the very latest trends in current research
  • Explores the interpretive debates surrounding major transitions in British prehistory

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405125468
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/15/2008
Series:
Wiley Blackwell Studies in Global Archaeology Series , #10
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures.

List of Tables.

Notes on Contributors.

Acknowledgements.

1. The Construction of Prehistoric Britain: Joshua Pollard (University of Bristol).

2. The British Upper Palaeolithic: Paul Pettitt (University of Sheffield).

3. The Mesolithic–Neolithic Transition in Britain: Julian Thomas (University of Manchester).

4. Foodways and Social Ecologies from the Early Mesolithic to the Early Bronze Age: Rick Schulting (University of Oxford).

5. Temporary Spaces in the Mesolithic and Neolithic: Understanding Landscapes: Lesley McFadyen (University of Leicester).

6. The Architecture of Monuments: Vicki Cummings (University of Central Lancashire).

7. Lithic Technology and the Chaîne Opératoire: Chantal Conneller (University of Manchester).

8. How the Dead Live: Mortuary Practices, Memory and the Ancestors in Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Britain and Ireland: Andrew Jones (University of Southampton).

9. The Development of an Agricultural Countryside: David Field.

10. Foodways and Social Ecologies from the Middle Bronze Age to Late Iron Age: Jacqui Mulville (University of Cardiff).

11. The Architecture of Routine Life: Joanna Brück (University College Dublin).

12. Later Prehistoric Landscapes and Inhabitation: Robert Johnston (University of Sheffield).

13. Ceramic Technologies and Social Relations: Ann Woodward (University of Birmingham).

14. Exchange, Object Biographies and the Shaping of Identities, 10,000–1000 B.C.: Stuart Needham (British Museum).

15. Identity, Community and the Person in Later Prehistory: Melanie Giles (University of Manchester).

Index

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